Officials with health insurer Highmark Inc. and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department have spelled out a plan for Highmark customers to continue using doctors from the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center once Highmark’s provider agreement with UPMC ends Jan. 1.
UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.
President Barack Obama says a nuclear deal with Iran is an “important first step” toward addressing the world’s concerns over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program.
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After an injury riddled 2012 season that saw the usually reliable Jeff Karstens in an on-again, off-again role because of health issues, it was expected he would no longer be with the team at season’s end.
Marcellus Shale drilling adjacent and under Pittsburgh International Airport moved a step closer to reality on Friday, as members of Airport Authority voted unanimously to support a deal with Consol Energy.
One of the two companies that dropped its pursuit of a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery says it was unable to get all of its questions answered by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration.
President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.
The Pirates reportedly have another starting pitcher.
Peoples Natural Gas announced an agreement with EQT Corporation that could mean efficiencies of services and savings for consumers.
The Pirates opening day starter will likely once again be a newcomer. The Bucs finally reached a deal with the Yankees Friday for A.J. Burnett.
Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley announced via his official Twitter page this morning that he has just signed a new deal with the team.
Today is reportedly decision day for former Penguins Player Jaromir Jagr. Several media outlets are reporting that Pens’ GM Ray Shero has made his final offer to Jagr’s camp, and now it’s up to number 68 to decide whether he wants to return to Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg Fire Departments are officially merging. Officials from both towns called the merger a win-win at a news conference Monday morning.